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Capitol Records, Inc. v. MP3tunes, LLC
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2013

District court grants in part motions for reconsideration of order granting summary judgment in defendants' favor based on DMCA safe harbor protection

AereoAereokiller update: the ongoing battle over what constitutes a public performance under the Copyright Act
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • May 8 2013

When we last checked in on our combatants, federal district courts in New York and California had come to contrary conclusions as to whether the

Potential bad news for UGC music sites: pre-1972 tracks may not be covered by the DMCA’s safe harbor
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • May 6 2013

When you think of "Peggy Sue" by Buddy Holly, "Johnny B. Goode" by Chuck Berry, and "My Girl" by the Temptations, you think classic, iconic, rock and

Robin Thicke, Marvin Gaye, and the blurred line between inspiration and infringement
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • August 18 2013

Robin Thicke's Blurred Lines has been a pop-music juggernaut: the year's best selling song in the United States and the UK is entering its 11th week

What you should know about electronic subscriptions and copyright law: a best practices guide
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • August 19 2013

Increasingly, printed matter is being made available via the Internet in electronic form, and both publishers and readers alike are starting to

2nd Circuit affirms denial of preliminary injunction in internet streaming case
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • July 19 2013

As consumers increasingly obtain entertainment content on the Internet, media companies and technology start-ups are vying over models for the

Lewis v. Activision Blizzard
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • October 24 2013

District court grants summary judgment against former employee "game master" of defendant videogame company, finding that sound recordings of

The (latest) adventures of Sherlock Holmes: a small win for the public domain
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • USA
  • January 14 2014

We investigate the District Court of Illinois decision Klinger v Conan Doyle Estate, Ltd., confirming that literary characters can be freely used

IP Industry Summary: “Head’s Up”: under Second Circuit’s “dominant-author” test, director cut from film and left without rights.
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • October 28 2013

Applying the Second Circuit's dominant-author test, the Southern District of New York granted summary judgment to the plaintiff production

Architectural copyrights should be treated no differently than other copyrights
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • June 27 2014

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, in addressing the extent to which architectural works are protectable copyright material and the